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25 June 2010 @ 11:02 pm
LHM! it's like death on a cracker, y'all.  
  • The boys had an awesome time at golf and tennis camp.  They are tanner and blonder and worn out, but happy.
  • I did some fun shopping with mom, got to cook with my little sister, fix my niece's gorgeous hair, argue the semantics of a properly drawn sun with my nephew, absconded with some custom made pottery from my Tom, drank a bottle of wine with my girlfriend and discovered my BIL's sense of humor.
  • Traffic.  Good heavens.  It took 30 minutes to get out of Arlington today, and another 45 to get out of the metroplex.  How the heck did I ever live there?  I 35 has got to be on one of the rings of hell.
  • Also, the heat.  The heeeeaaat.  The humidity.  The freakin' mosquitoes.  Good heavens above.  My skin may dry out on the caprock, but at least my hair looks good. ;)
  • I slipped an fell (on my face!) on Mom and Tom's deck this morning and I'm a mass of aches and pains.  Man, I feel old.  Knee and shoulder are not working properly, even after having been iced down after it happened.
  • The boys and I listened to Deathly Hallows on the way home.  Six hours of listening to Jim Dale, and we're not even to the 500 page camping trip.  Long winded much, JK?
  • I like Jim's character voices, but his narration voice drives me cuh-razy.  Also, his Hermione voice. "Harrrrryyyyyyyyy!."  Good gracious.  Do people talk like that?
  • Six hours in a car.  I stopped in a drive through for dinner and the boys ran in for a pit stop, but I realized once I was home that I never got out of the car, from Arlington to Amarillo.
  • We got a new mattress while I was away, apparently.  The Carrie and Nolan bed saga (with a MPAA rating of PG)  deserves a post of its own.  For now, I'm going to say, "Um... no."
  • I took two Advil Pm about 30 minutes ago (so I could sleep through the aches and pains from my idiotic fall) and it's like typing with gloves on.  Lots of backspacing.
  • It's good to be home.  I'd say it was great to be in my own bed... but this ain't it.
  • Since I'm about to crash face first into the laptop, (twice in one day on my face would be a bit much, methinks) I'll bid everyone a good night and happy weekend!
*crashZZZZZZZZzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzz*
 
 
I hear:: Nolan snoring. :)
 
 
 
rupert_talley: Pee Wee with Texas signrupert_talley on June 26th, 2010 05:37 am (UTC)
Ouch. Hope your aches and pains are minor tomorrow and gone the next if not sooner. Glad the boys had fun. I know about that traffic. You seriously have to plan to miss 5 o'clock traffic in the metroplex by getting out of it around 3. Ugh. You are a trooper. I've made that trip literally hundreds of times in my lifetime. When I was in college, I went there to see my hubby to be. I'd do the whole trip nonstop and the same going back. I'd leave Arlington around 6 or 7 or even later. So I didn't stop in the dark. But I pretty much stop at Quannah at least now days. Use to be Witchita but not since they did the overpass. Sorry for rambling.

I got a 'pirate' copy of Stephen Fry's DH audioversion. MUCH BETTER than the american version imo.

btw mosquitoes are rampant everywhere now!

edited because I apparently can't type at this hour of the morning and make sense the first time around.

Edited at 2010-06-26 05:40 am (UTC)
Carrie Leigh: bad examplecarrie_leigh on June 26th, 2010 08:09 pm (UTC)
Stephen Fry? Like Gordon Gordon on Bones Stephen Fry? I lurrrrve him.

I've made the trip down 287 more times than I can count. Nolan and I were engaged when we lived in Amarillo and Carrollton and I moved here the day after we got married, so I burned up the highway a bunch during 1996 and 1997.

We left at 2:30. It was still awful! I love "traffic" here. :D

And I signed up for this round of ronpansy_ldws. Love me some Ron!
rupert_talley: Ron rupert_talley on June 26th, 2010 09:17 pm (UTC)
Yes that Stephen Fry. Check it out if you can.

Same here but it was for two years then add on the 8 years I lived in Arlington and came up to see my parents.

Oh! I'll be looking for yours. Of the het fics I read that couple is second favorite.